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Candidates for honors in French are expected to fulfill College requirements. The candidate registers in Frn. 350, Independent Study, in the fall semester. Upon satisfactory completion of that course and with departmental approval, she registers in Frn. 355, Senior Thesis, in the spring.
Students are encouraged to study abroad but are expected to take a minimum of sixteen semester hours at Simmons, including at least four semester hours upon return from study abroad.
The major consists of at least thirty-two semester hours of advanced language, literature, and civilization courses, including twenty semester hours of core requirements. Students are encouraged to study abroad but are expected to take a minimum of sixteen semester hours of course work in the department, including at least four semester hours upon their return from study abroad.
Normally, no more than four semester hours of departmental courses given in English may be credited toward the major. Students may petition the chair of the department to take up to eight semester hours of course work in English.
Recommendations: Proficiency in a second modern language beyond the intermediate level is strongly recommended for all French majors.
Four semester hours of advanced work in language:
Four semester hours of French civilization, selected from:
Four semester hours of introduction to French literature:
Eight semester hours of advanced work in literature and culture, selected from:
* Not offered until 2013-2014
Twelve semester hours of elective courses